Tithe Your Time

Tithe Your Time

I’ve often said there are two things single parents are short on: time and money. Somehow though, a single father or single mother has an uncanny ability to make dollars stretch further and find a way to do the work of two people in half the time. True as that may be,...
Preparing the Lone Traveler: Tips for Planning Your Solo Vacation

Preparing the Lone Traveler: Tips for Planning Your Solo Vacation

Imagine a trip unhindered by the plans and expectations of someone else. You can be your own travel guide and decide where you want to go and when you want to explore. Traveling alone can help your mental health or teach you things about yourself you wouldn’t learn...
Trees

Trees

But the godly will flourish like palm trees and grow strong like the cedars of Lebanon. –Psalm 92:12 (NLT) Most of us are aware of two of the biggest species of trees on the earth: The Giant Sequoias and the Redwoods. Here are a few brief but fascinating facts about...
Helping Single Parents During Summer Break

Helping Single Parents During Summer Break

          Memorial Day is over and summer is unofficially upon us. Usually this means family vacations, down time, and a slower-paced life, at least for a little while. While that may be true for many, for a single parent, having kids out of school means loss of...
Help! My Child is Being Spoiled in the Other Home

Help! My Child is Being Spoiled in the Other Home

                Any time there are different parenting styles and opinions in separate homes, there is bound to be some sort of conflict. Such is the case when one parent may be trying to raise their children with modest, perhaps even biblical, values when it comes to...
Ten Deadly Traps Single Fathers Fall Into: Not Leading Their Children

Ten Deadly Traps Single Fathers Fall Into: Not Leading Their Children

          Everything we have talked about in this series has led to one critical trap/snare/tragedy that single dads can fall into: not leading their children. The Bible is clear: fathers, in any regard, are supposed to be the spiritual leaders of their children....